International law, EU law and diplomacy (3+1+1)

Study program International law, EU law and diplomacy (3+1+1)

Study program: International law, EU law and diplomacy
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Degree: Master’s degree / graduate / second cycle
Location: Sveti Nikole or Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
Duration of study: 1 year (2 semesters)
Condition: to have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 240 ECTS
Courses: 6
ECTS of the program: 60
ECTS after completion: 300
Awarded degree: Master of Laws – Legum Magister (L.L.M.) – – International law, EU law and diplomacy
Tuition fee per year for international students: EUR 2030

Now more than ever, countries and international organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, face problems that could be solved through joint, global efforts and international cooperation and diplomacy.

The growing challenges are characteristics of all countries. We are all interdependent – whether it’s security issues, economics, transnational communication channels, trade, capital flows.

This study program will help students gain advanced knowledge in the field of international law, EU law and diplomacy.

The program is designed according to the latest trends and international experiences. With this study program we want to answer the current and future needs for professional staff that is capable of dealing with various aspects of the topic.

One-year study program • fifth year

International law, EU law and diplomacy is one of the five study programs on the master studies that the student can choose after graduation.

This study program is for students who want to continue their legal education and obtain a Master’s degree in a particular area of law. The students can continue the education in the fifth year, and gain additional 60 ECTS.

Upon completing the studies and the defense of the master’s thesis, the student is awarded with a Master of Laws – Legum Magister (L.L.M.) degree.

In the 9th semester the students have seven elective courses. The students select only five courses of the list. 

Faculty of Law
Study program: International law, EU law and diplomacy
Master of Laws – Legum Magister (L.L.M.) – International law, EU law and diplomacy
1 Common Foreign and Security Policy Elective 6 152
2 International Political Relations Elective 6 152
3 European Copyright Law Elective 6 152
4 International Contract Law Elective 6 152
5 International Humanitarian Law Elective 6 152
6 Pacific Settlement of Disputes Elective 6 152
7 EU Environmental Law Elective 6 152
Master’s Thesis Preparation Required


Enrollment requirements

We can only enroll students who have graduated with at least 240 ECTS.

The students should prepare all of the required documents, which depend on the country they come from. The international students may need to submit their Bachelor’s degree certificates for nostrification at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of North Macedonia. This should be done at least a month before applying for enrollment at our university.

The admissions process does not include entrance exams at the graduate level.

Required documents

When applying for admission to second cycle, candidates should submit the following documents:

For international students additional documents might be necessary. Documents for applications can be submitted at the International Slavic University “G. R. Derzavin” in Sveti Nikole, at the following address “Marshal Tito” No. 77 , and Bitola at the following address “Novachki pat” No. 16.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee per year for international students is EUR 2030. International students pay the whole amount of the yearly tuition fee at the beginning of each academic year.

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